South Dakota's Feedlots Report 18 Percent Increase in Cattle from 2014

July 27, 2015 08:09 AM
 
South Dakota's Feedlots Report 18 Percent Increase in Cattle from 2014

South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 230,000 cattle on feed on July 1, up 18 percent from last year.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its latest report that placements in feedlots during June totaled 28,000 head, down 10 percent from 2014.

Marketings of fed cattle during June totaled 26,000 head, down 42 percent from last year.

Other disappearance during June totaled 2,000 head, up 1,000 head from last year.

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